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November 7, 2022

Is It Time?

By: Laurie Gallardo

The answer to the aforementioned question is an adamant yes. Bayonne (composer/musician Roger Sellers) releases his first new single in three years, “Is It Time”, a contemplative introspection into a maddening stillness – life itself at a standstill as time drones on without you. This time, though, the heart and mind are welcoming changes to come.

Sellers’ return to “a real studio again” gave him the space to explore and play with various field recordings and found audio on VHS tapes, and to be open to different avenues in creating his music. It was time to take that leap into the unknown.

Tonight, Monday Nov. 7, Bayonne will be open for Jean-Philip Grobler’s project St. Lucia at Emo’s, 2015 E. Riverside Dr. Doors at 7 p.m.


September 29, 2023

The Homecoming

Put this in your 2024 calendar, in case you missed out this year. On Sept. 21, Mayor Kirk Watson officially declared the day as David Shabani Day in the City of Austin, presenting Shabani with “a proclamation for their craft and work in the industry both locally and abroad.” This is meaningful for Shabani on […]


September 28, 2023


Truly a Renaissance man. No exaggeration. Songwriter. Musician. Multi-media artist – which you’ll know first hand if you’ve ever been to Mobley performance. And now, in the recent words of Jonny Jukebox, “Are you ready for the next level?” Mobley’s journey takes its next cue from a collection of demos titled Worktape, and that’s exactly […]


September 27, 2023

Black Rainbows

We’re all guilty of building up expectations. So, you might spin Corinne Bailey Rae‘s latest blazer Black Rainbows and find it something of a departure for Rae, in terms of a style that incorporates R&B, jazz and soul. This one gets loud, bold, experimental in many parts, powered by guitar and unapologetic vitality, all inspired […]